The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 91 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing PMP 29 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 4.44% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
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£400 £463 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £608 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.38 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.80%
PMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
561 676 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.20% 26.73% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 282 213
Average daily rate £398 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 14
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £13.83 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.90 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 14 £475 -17.39% 4
Slough +7 6 £300 - 1
Newbury -1 3 £350 -28.20%
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 57 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 49 (85.96%) Project Management
3 42 (73.68%) PRINCE2
4 31 (54.39%) Telecoms
5 21 (36.84%) ITIL
6 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.05%) Degree
7 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.79%) Service Management
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
10 7 (12.28%) MS Project
10 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
10 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
11 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.53%) Change Management
11 6 (10.53%) MS Office
11 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (8.77%) QA
13 4 (7.02%) IPTV
13 4 (7.02%) Scrum
13 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.02%) Migration
13 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (7.02%) CRM
13 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
13 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
13 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Project
3 6 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.51%) 4G
2 2 (3.51%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (3.51%) 3G
2 2 (3.51%) SS7
2 2 (3.51%) ISUP
3 1 (1.75%) SCCP
3 1 (1.75%) INAP
3 1 (1.75%) Broadband
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) SMS
3 1 (1.75%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) MVNO
3 1 (1.75%) 2G
3 1 (1.75%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.75%) GGSN
3 1 (1.75%) SGSN
3 1 (1.75%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.75%) Big Data
General
1 31 (54.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.28%) Technical Project Manager
2 7 (12.28%) Technical Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (7.02%) Programme Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Transition Manager
5 3 (5.26%) OSS Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Network Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) IPTV
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) IVR
5 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) Project Management
2 42 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 21 (36.84%) ITIL
4 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 9 (15.79%) Service Management
7 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
7 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.02%) CRM
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.02%) Coaching
10 3 (5.26%) SDLC
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) PHP
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (21.05%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.02%) NVQ Level 3
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) PgMP
6 1 (1.75%) APMP
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) BS15000
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) OpenView
1 2 (3.51%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco
2 2 (3.51%) Remedy
2 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.75%) Lotus
3 1 (1.75%) BT
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix